Synonyms of 'suppression'
1 eliminationDictionary, crushing, crackdownThey were imprisoned after the suppression of pro-democracy protests.
2 inhibitionDictionary, blocking, checkingsuppression of the immune system
3 concealmentDictionary, covering, hidingA mother's suppression of her own feelings can cause problems.
Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression: if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining – The Adventures of Augie March]
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Her merrymaking was only a camouflage to disguise her grief.
A crackdown is strong official action that is taken to punish people who break laws.
The government have announced a crackdown on welfare fraud.
Thesaurus for suppression from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act or process of suppressing or the condition of being suppressed